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Healthy Main Dishes

Looking for healthy main dishes? Find healthy main dishes including easy healthy dinners, healthy chicken main dishes, and more healthy dinners ideas.

Steak and Vegetables

Steak and Vegetables

Steak and Vegetables

Soy sauce flavors this colorful combination of garden-fresh veggies and tender strips of sirloin from Melanie Bowman of Midland, Texas. Served over rice, it's hearty meal-in-one.

Spicy Pork 'n' Peanuts

Spicy Pork 'n' Peanuts

Spicy Pork 'n' Peanuts

In Bradford, Rhode Island, Pam Beil adds a sprinkling of peanuts to this nicely spiced stir-fry that showcases savory pork tenderloin. If your family prefers less heat, simply decrease the amount of red pepper flakes.

Baked Ziti

Baked Ziti

Baked Ziti

From Kalamazoo Michigan, Kim Neer makes this comforting Italian dish with a from-scratch spaghetti sauce, ziti pasta and a generous combination of cheeses.
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Pork Stew with Green Chilies

Pork Stew with Green Chilies

Pork Stew with Green Chilies

"I came up with this hearty pork stew when trying to duplicate the recipe we enjoyed at a local restaurant," shares Doris Johns of Hurst, Texas.

Honey Orange Chicken

Honey Orange Chicken

Honey Orange Chicken

"I couldn't get enough of the sweet-and-citrusy marinade flavoring this grilled chicken," says Mary Hart Easterling, Santa Clarita, California. "So I saved some to drizzle on top."

Angel Hair Pasta with Garden Vegetables

Angel Hair Pasta with Garden Vegetables

Angel Hair Pasta with Garden Vegetables

"This family favorite is especially fun to make when the garden is full of fresh vegetables," reports Jun Barrus from Springville, Utah. "It's quick to fix, delicious and always different—just choose the vegetables that have ripened that day!"
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Bow Tie Lemon Chicken

Bow Tie Lemon Chicken

Bow Tie Lemon Chicken

"The zesty flavor of lemon brightens every bite of this creamy chicken and pasta dish," advises Rebecca Snapp of Cynthiana, Kentucky. "With two small sons and a farmer husband who has a second full-time job, it's a good thing I have a collection of speedy recipes."

Pork Chops with Pears

Pork Chops with Pears

Pork Chops with Pears

In Portland, Maine, Vicki Herron is always on the lookout for ways to "spice up" and "trim down" traditional meals. In this case, pears bring a sweet change of taste to her tender pork chops, while fragrant rosemary complements the entree. It's so simple, I can put it together fast after I get home from aerobic class," she adds.

Flavorful Catfish Fillets

Flavorful Catfish Fillets

Flavorful Catfish Fillets

"This is the best catfish ever!" applauds Ellen De Munnik of Chesterfield, Michigan. "It's fast to prepare...and the cayenne adds a little zip," Her golden cornmeal and herb coating keeps the fillets moist and gives them traditional appeal without the fat that comes from frying.

Spicy Scallop Fettuccine

Spicy Scallop Fettuccine

Spicy Scallop Fettuccine

This attractive savory stir-fry from Dot Christiansen of Bettendorf, Iowa stars succulent, quick-cooking scallops. "It may seem that timing is everything when you first try this recipe, but you'll soon realize you can pretty much just throw it together," she hints. "It's well worth it!"

Seafood Lasagna Roll-Ups

Seafood Lasagna Roll-Ups

Seafood Lasagna Roll-Ups

Imitation crabmeat makes a great filling for these saucy lowfat seafood spirals suggested by Juanita Patterson of New Castle, Indiana. "They're delicious, healthy and very easy to prepare," she says. "You can assemble the roll-ups ahead of time , then refrigerate them until ready to bake."
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